Thursday 6 May 1954
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sergei Nikolayevich and Tom Abernathy.
In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Three Coins in the Fountain, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954
while Not As A Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vampira Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1954 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- Sergei Nikolayevich: Tresvyatsky in Russia; cosmonaut.
- Tom Abernathy: American athlete, pro basketball player for five seasons from 1976-1981.
- Tom Abernethy: American basketball player.
- Dora Bakoyannis: Greek politician 120th Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs.
- Angela Nuñez: Dominican author and poet.
- Roger Bannister runs the first sub-four minute mile.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1954 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Happy Wanderer - Frank Weir & His Orchestra
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?